Greek Yogurt Pancakes Without Milk
(And NY State Tests)

Greek Yogurt Pancakes Without Milk

Today marked the start of the New York state's annual standardized tests. I'm not a big fan of standardized testing. I don't dislike it enough to opt out though so Michael is taking the test. My husband and I tend  to downplay the test in our home. We figure that if we needed to do anything extra to prepare Michael for the test, then his teachers would have let us know.  They didn't so we proceed Continue Reading

Chase Your Dreams

chase your dreams

I have been a dream chaser all of my life. My dreams don't have to (and usually don't!) make sense to anyone else but me. While following dreams does involve some degree of risk, the rewards definitely outweigh them... I remember one of my dreams was to go to college in New York City even though I had less than $20 to my name. I did and my education at Columbia was SO worth it. After giving Continue Reading

Yummly for Publishers

yummly for publishers

When Michael turned 11 last month, I realized that I have been blogging for 10 years. Time really does fly! The thing that I love about blogging is that it is constantly changing as an industry and that I can adapt my blog to my lifestyle. I can barely stay on top of all of the new social media platforms (i.e. Meerkat and Periscope). Fortunately, I don't feel the need to do so. I'm only concerned Continue Reading

April NYC Events 2015 for Families

smalleaster 2015

I hope that everyone (who celebrates) had a wonderful Passover and Easter this past weekend. We did. I'm happy that the weather is getting milder and that there are so many fun family outing opportunities this month. Below are my top picks: April NYC Events 2015 for Families 3/26-5/3: See the Rockettes at the new Radio City Music Hall New York Spring Spectacular. 4/1–26: Enjoy Cherry Continue Reading

Easter 2015: Easter Food, Easter Eggs & More

Easter 2015 Easter Food Eggs & More

Easter is this Sunday (April 5th). I don't know about you, but Easter and school break totally snuck up on me this year!  Fortunately, the kids' great-aunt bought them some super-cute outfits, so I just need to do a few things to make this holiday special. If you still need some Easter-themed suggestions, below are some top picks (Easter Food, Easter Eggs, and Easter Nails) from the Mom in the Continue Reading